Manure Management

Ag engineer explains manure concerns to IA pork producers February 2017

There should be no concern Iowa farmers are using too much manure on crop ground. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Managing organic waste in agricultural regions January 2017

Cows inevitably lead to a significant amount of manure, and managing that organic waste is an important problem for everyone living in the state. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Closed-loop concept could be future of sustainable farms January 2017

Dr. Eunsung Kan sees his concept of a closed-loop dairy farm – which reuses wastewater, emits zero waste and powers itself on manure – as the future. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Manure, soil health roundtables being held January 2017

The Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center is presenting four roundtables aimed at improving knowledge about the role of manure in soil health Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Register now for 2017 Midwest Manure Summit January 2017

The University of Wisconsin Extension is hosting the 2017 Midwest Manure Summit, Feb. 22 and 23, 2017, at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center in Green Bay Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Wood chips for cow chips January 2017

Wood chip pads were already part of the Irish, British and New Zealand waste management scene, but it wasn’t until Tom Basden – an extension specialist with West Virginia University – noticed many beef producers were having winter time pasture issues, that the system was introduced to the U.S. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Manure manipulation: Variety of strategies available January 2017

Manure is going to be producers’ license to farm in the next generation, says Amber Radatz, co-director of the University of Wisconsin’s Discovery Farms program Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Sidedressed manure boosts profits December 2016

When Ohio farmer Tom Harrod first heard about sidedressing hog manure, he was skeptical. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Manure movement in soil November 2016

We are in the final push of manure application season and with it one of the most common questions I get is how does manure move in soil. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Achieving maximum profit November 2016

Each year, more than 14 million tons of chicken litter is generated in the U.S. Studies have shown that using poultry litter to fertilize crops can be as effective as using synthetic fertilizers. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Not your grandpa’s poultry litter stockpile November 2016

Poultry producers in Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and other areas of the United States and Canada are dealing with added nutrient management regulations on a continuous basis. Insight into best practices in stockpiling and application is critical. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Project to recover nitrogen from pig, poultry manure November 2016

A new European research project is aiming to recover nitrogen nutrients from pig and poultry manure during composting & anaerobic digestion. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Compost bedding good for cow claw health November 2016

The use of wood shavings and sawdust in dairy barns instead of straw bedding is especially good for cow claw health according to a study by Austrian researchers Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

WSU seeks dairies to be in phosphorus test November 2016

Researchers of Washington State University plan to build and operate a mobile system to fully develop a phosphorous-rich fertilizer in Washington State Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Grant funds mobile system for phosphorous recovery in WA November 2016

Over the next two years researchers at Washington State University will build and operate a mobile system to fully develop a phosphorous-rich fertilizer. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Advantages, disadvantages of manure injection October 2016

One aspect of nutrient management is manure injection, which was featured during a recent field day at Debaugh Dairy Farm in Boonsboro. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Getting maximum profit, minimal pollution October 2016

Studies have shown that using poultry litter to fertilize crops, such as cotton, can be as effective as using synthetic fertilizers. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Fighting odors with Zeolite October 2016

If you raise or house livestock, you will have odor issues. How you control and minimize those odors to keep neighbors, employees, and livestock happy, while providing a safe and healthy work environment, is a constant challenge. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Grant advances manure research in organic farming September 2016

A new $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will address how to use manure effectively in organic farming in ways that foster healthy soil Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Diesel from Dairy September 2016

Sustainability in farming is a phrase that’s used a lot these days. In its simplest form, it’s about continual operation with minimal impact on the environment. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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